The New Zealand cricket team is currently on the West Indies tour where they have to play a three-match ODI series and before this series one of their best bowlers has been injured.
Matt Henry injured. (File Pic)
The New Zealand cricket team is currently on a tour of West Indies. The Kiwi players have shown a great game against the host team, but one of their big players has been injured. Matt Henry He has been ruled out of the series due to a rib injury. However, New Zealand Cricket has announced his option. Fast bowler Ben Sears has been included in the team in his place. New Zealand Cricket gave this information by tweeting.
New Zealand Cricket tweeted that Sears has left for the West Indies and will replace Matt Henry. “Fast bowler Ben Sears has left for the West Indies and will replace Matt Henry who has been ruled out due to a rib injury,” he said.
Squad News | @cricketwgtninc Pace-bowler Ben Sears could be in line to make his ODI debut after being called up to the West Indies squad as an injury replacement.
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) August 14, 2022
could not improve
Henry had a pain during training last week. The board further wrote in its statement, “Henry had pain during training last week. His injury is not healing. That’s why it has been decided to replace him in the team.”
the coach said
Team coach Gary Stead has said that this step has been taken as a precaution. At the same time, it has been raised to ensure that his injury does not progress further. He said, “It is sad that Matt has to return home from a tour midway at this time. The injury is not too serious though. Still, we think there was a risk that playing could make this injury more serious. The ODI series is starting from Wednesday, three matches are to be played in five days. That’s why we thought that a completely fit player should be included in his place.
Sears has made T20 debut
came to the team instead of matt ben sears He may get a chance to make his ODI debut during this series. Sears, however, has played T20 Internationals for his country. He has played six T20 matches for New Zealand and has taken six wickets. He will reach Jamaica on Sunday and will leave for Barbados with the team on Monday. The specialty of Sears is that he can bowl at a speed of 140 kilometers per hour.